Page updated 10-12-20
The Ohio Director of Health’s Revised Public Health Orders and all specific sector orders are effective per the ODH Public Health Order Extension until either the State of Emergency declared by the Governor no longer exists or individual orders are rescinded or modified.
Primary Public Health Orders
The Ohio Department of Health's COVID-19 public health orders page. Contains all related orders as declared by the Governor or the Director of Health for the state of Ohio.
Director of Health recommendation that Ohioans continue to stay home as much as possible; maintains mandates limiting large groups and requiring safe business conditions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Extends the expiration date of various orders until the State of Emergency declared by the Governor no longer exists or individual orders are rescinded or modified.
Sector Specific Orders
Community, Business, & Medical
Amended order that sets requirements and permits restaurants, bars, banquet and catering facilities, and other like businesses to reopen for full, dine-in services.
Frequently asked questions regarding indoor and outdoor dining and the Dine Safe Ohio Order.
Order permitting entertainment venues to present and host entertainment events in compliance with requirements.
Amended order permitting Hair Salons, Day Spas, Nail Salons, Barber Shops, Tattoo Parlors, Body Piercing Locations, and Tanning Facilities to reopen in compliance with requirements.
Order permitting Gyms, Dance Studies, and other personal fitness venues to reopen in compliance with requirements.
Order amending requirements for non-essential surgeries and permitting medical and dental providers to resume surgeries and procedures that were initially delayed or restricted due to the pandemic.
Amended order limiting county fairs to junior fair activities and animal exhibitions and establishing additional requirements.
Amended order specifying access limits for Nursing Homes and similar facilities and permitted visitation requirements.
Order that establishes testing requirements for staff in residential care facilities.
School, Youth, & Athletics
Order that establishes school requirements for reporting and notification of COVID positive students from parents and reporting of students, coaches, and staff to the local health department.
Order that establishes requirements for facial coverings in child education settings - including within education facilities and transportation. Supersedes any conflicting sections of the state-wide facial covering order.
Order permitting Child Care Service operations to reopen in compliance with requirements and safety standards.
Amended order establishing mandatory requirements to hold or participate in youth, collegiate, amateur, club, and professional sports; includes reporting requirements for all associated officials.
Amended order permitting contact sport (defined within) practices and non-contact sport competitions to reopen in compliance with specific requirements and safety guidelines.
Order permitting non-contact sport venues and facilities (defined within) to reopen in compliance with specific requirements and safety guidelines.
Amended order updating the requirements for youth day camps and residential camps to operate in compliance with specific safety standards.
Order permitting campgrounds, including recreational camps and RV parks, to reopen in compliance with specific requirements and safety guidelines.